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Liam Jones

Position Kicker
Height 5'10''
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Choctaw, Okla.
High School Choctaw HS
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Career Honors: 2019: Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week (Texas Tech) 2018: Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team. 2017: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall).

2019 (Jr.): Indiana State: Made his lone field goal attempt in the season opener from 36 yards out while also converting his extra point attempt … Coastal Carolina: Had two kickoffs totaling 123 yards, an average of 61.5 yards per kick … at Boston College: Made two field goals for the Jayhawks, both of which occurred in the third quarter; one from 24 yards out, the other from 30 … Was a perfect 6-for-6 in PATs … Kicked off eight times for 477 yards on the night in Chestnut Hill, good for an average of 59.6 yards per kick … West Virginia: Connected on a 23-yard field goal in the third quarter … Kicked off three times for KU, totaling 181 yards, good for an average of 60.3 yards on the day, along with one touch back … at TCU: Averaged 65.0 yards-per-kickoff in Fort Worth (three kickoffs, 195 total yards) … Oklahoma: Kicked off three times against the Sooners, totaling 190 yards, good for an average of 63.3 yards on the day, along with one touch back … at Texas: Matched his season and career high with two made field goals on the night … One FG was good from 23 yards out, while the other successful kick resulted in a new season and career best at 46 yards … Kicked off nine times for a total of 484 yards on the night, good for an average of 53.8 yards … Texas Tech: Hit the game-winning, 32-yard field goal to propel the Jayhawks to a 37-34 victory over the Red Raiders on Homecoming … Kicked off six times for a total of 323 yards, good for an average of 53.8 yards per kick on the night … Kansas State: Made a 34-yard field goal in the first quarter against the Wildcats … Averaged 64.0 yards per kickoff (two kickoffs, 128 yards), with one touchback, in the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown …at Oklahoma State: Kicked off twice for the Jayhawks in Stillwater, totaling 139 yards, good for an average of 69.5 yards per kick on the day … at Iowa State: With his three field goal makes in the first half (Q1: 36, 37, Q2: 30), set a new season and career high for most FGs made in a game … Baylor: Kicked off twice for the Jayhawks against the Bears, totaling 126 yards, good for a 63.0 average on the day, with one touchback.

2018 (So.): Played in all 12 games … Kicked off a total of 49 times, totaling 2,809 yards and 20 touchbacks for the season … Was 2-for-2 on PATs.

2017 (Fr.): Played in all 12 games … Kicked off a total of 48 times, totaling 2,828 yards and 17 touchbacks for the season.

High School: Finished his prep career at Choctaw HS with 174 points … Led the Yellowjackets in scoring his junior and senior seasons … Earned All-State Honorable Mention honors in 2016 under head coach Todd Dilbeck … Bestowed the Burlsworth Award for outstanding character and sportsmanship … Helped the Yellowjackets to a trio of football academic state championship distinctions … Also lettered in soccer … Member of the A-B honor roll … Selected to the National Honor Society and was active in Choctaw’s student leadership team.

Personal: Son of Adam and Kamie Jones … Has four siblings: Havyn, Gavyn, Sophie and Allie … Majoring in pre-business.